Clear skies and quiet with overnight lows approaching 38
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Skies becoming overcast with highs around 67
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Thursday Night
Isolated thunderstorms likely, otherwise overcast skies
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Here's What's Happening

Rezoning Revisited In Ark City

The rezoning plans for land on Skyline Road will be sent back to the city commission in Arkansas City, without any of the suggested changes the commission requested during their last meeting. City commissioners expressed concern at the Dec. 1 meeting that regulations... Read More.

Angels In The Attic Formed In Cowley

A new organization, designed to address the needs of some Cowley County residents, has been formed. Angels in the Attic is a new 501c3 nonprofit, that will rely totally on donations from the local community. Services include a food pantry, commodity distribution and assistance... Read More.

Suit Filed In Connection With Shooting

The family of the man who was killed by a Cowley County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a lawsuit in federal court asking for $5 million. According to the suit, the death of 22-year-old Tayler Rock was the result of a conspiracy between a deputy... Read More.

Pizza Lovers Are Gonna Love This!

Pizza lovers are gonna love this! A new Dominos Pizza will soon be open in Arkansas City. Wade Lessert is the new franchise owner, and he says he hopes to have the new pizza restaurant and delivery business operating by the end of... Read More.

Cowley Students Jailed Following Boxcutter Attack

Two Cowley College students have been arrested following a fight over the weekend, in which one attacked the other with a box cutter. 19 year old Jaquor Dwayne Pugh of Beaumont, Texas is charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery and battery. Pugh... Read More.

Kansas Wheat Announces Agreement

Kansas Wheat, U. S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers are pleased that negotiators have reached an agreement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Marsha Boswell is with Kansas Wheat...

Ark City Man Jailed On Drugs And Weapons Charges

An Arkansas City man has been arrested on drug and weapons charges after police say he dumped a loaded handgun in south Ark City. 51 year old Landon Onek is charged now with suspicion of aggravated weapons violation by a convicted felon, criminal... Read More.

Cowley Holds Senior Day

High School seniors from Kansas and Oklahoma took part in Cowley College’s Fall Senior Day, which was recently held last Wednesdsay, on the school’s main campus in Arkansas City. All in all, 224 students took part in the event, which included a tour of... Read More.

Construction Delays Begin Today

Construction on the intersection of Eighth Street and Skyline Road in north Arkansas City gets underway today, as part of an ongoing reconstruction project. A temporary drive from Eighth Street into MeadowWalk Apartments, 925 W. Skyline Road, has been built for the local residents... Read More.

Progress Made On Slew Of Suits

Three lawsuits filed by a Winfield woman against area businesses have reportedly been settled. The Ark City Traveler says Guadalupe Adams early this year filed six suits against Arkansas City properties, all alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. She filed 24 additional... Read More.